"It's a gleefully elusive yet beautiful composition about a country collapsing into chaotic hostility." —Ken Tucker, Fresh Air...Read more
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers' Years is NUMBER ONE on NPR's Sound Opinions' Best Albums of 2018 list, according to critic extraordinaire Greg Kot! Take a listen to the broadcast to hear Kot and DeRogatis chit-chat about what they love about the record.
"My mother always thought I should become a lawyer or a doctor and I could have the drawing "to fall back on." But I decided to become a punk rocker, and in 1992 when I landed in Chicago,...Read more
Listen here to the NPR Fresh Air with Terry Gross interview with Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis about the rock-n-roll & country music influences on their new collab album, playing gospel and “the Devil’s music,” and what Robbie calls “the heat death of the universe.” It's Terry Gross, so you know she goes in depth and asks the tough questions....Read more
"A shrewd, witty album that's a throwback to the earliest era of rock n' roll — but it's not pickled in nostalgia."
Fulks & Lewis...Read more
In case ya missed it on the ol' radio this morning, Chicago's resident country/blues jug band and longtime Bloodshot stalwarts Devil In A Woodpile perform and chat on Morning Shift on Chicago's superb NPR station WBEZ! Listen here and then see them at American Music Fest at FitzGerald's this Saturday with Sarah Shook & The Disarmers...Read more
Little Stevie Van Zandt (yes, that Steven...of E Street Band and The Sopranos fame) runs one of the best rock-n-roll radio shows around and has a kickass station on SiriusXM, and this week he named Barrence Whitfield & The Savages' "Slowly Losing My Mind" as The Underground Garage's Coolest Song in the World!!! Hear the...Read more
Pour some sour mash into the eggnog!
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers toured the West Coast for the first time this past fall, and they cruised into KEXP's famed studio for a live session. See the full session below, featuring three songs from their debut album Sidelong, and ONE BRAND NEW SONG! (More details on where that new song...Read more
You can now listen to Lydia Loveless's WXPN Free at Noon session, recorded last week at World Cafe Live. Lydia and her band tear through eight songs from new album Real in front of a lively audience in the City of Brotherly Love. Listen once, listen twice, listen all you damn want!